Covid-Safe Activities That You Can Do While You Study Abroad In Rome

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused considerable disruption to life as we knew it, but despite these extraordinary circumstances you don’t have to be stuck inside your apartment in Rome! There are still plenty of fun things you can do in the city, and the lack of tourism means that you won’t have to deal with…

International Affairs Alumni Spotlight: Ekaterina Soubeva

Originally from Sofia, Bulgaria, alumna Ekaterina Soubeva (Class of 2016) majored in International Affairs with a minor in Economics. During her time at John Cabot University she co-founded and was president of the International Relations Society. What made you decide to study at JCU? I met Arianna from the admissions office in Sofia and from…

Studying Abroad in Italy in 2021? Here’s JCU’s Ultimate Packing Guide

Deciding to study abroad in Rome is a huge step. It involves plunging into the unknown and preparing for all kinds of new experiences and adventures. Exploring timeless sites, seeing some of the world’s most iconic landmarks, and discovering another culture is an exciting prospect, but trying to figure out how best to pack for…

Student Spotlight: Sarah Castellano, Study Abroad Spring 2018

I absolutely adored my time at John Cabot University during Spring 2018. It was one of the most transformative times of my life and it has equipped me with so many useful life skills. I still keep in touch with the friends I made during my study abroad at JCU, and we all look back…

Student Spotlight: Vanessa Lauren Welch, Study Abroad Summer 2019

The idea of studying abroad had always been one that had excited me, having had the chance to travel abroad in the past I knew the experience would be one to remember. As I got closer and closer to graduating I began to realize that my time window for the opportunity to study abroad was…

Traditional Holiday Meals to Discover in Rome

If you’re in Rome over the holidays, a great way to further immerse yourself in the local culture and get the full study abroad experience is by taking part in some of Rome’s (and Italy’s) greatest holiday traditions. You’ll notice that in December, the atmosphere in Rome is especially cheerful, with holiday lights and ornaments adorning…

Student Spotlight: Nicole Grace, Study Abroad Fall 2017

My name is Nicole Grace and I’m from Massapequa, NY. I graduated from Adelphi University in May 2019 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing and a minor in Studio Art. I studied abroad at John Cabot University in the Fall of 2017 and it was one of the best decisions I have ever made….

Study Abroad Spotlight: Evani Popdoncheva, Spring 2019

Hi, my name is Evani Popdoncheva and I am from Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. My home university was Northeastern University in Boston, MA ,where I recently completed my undergraduate education in Marketing and Finance. After my second year in the US, I was missing Europe so I started exploring study abroad options. John Cabot University was…

A Conversation with Giulia Ricci: How Cultural Programs Benefit Students at Our University in Rome

John Cabot University’s Office of Student Services provides many opportunities for students, both degree-seeking and study abroad, to get involved in the JCU community. One of the organs of JCU’s Student Services Team is the Cultural Programs and Activities section, and Giulia Ricci is the Student Cultural Programs and Activities Coordinator at John Cabot University. In…

Student Club Leader Spotlight: Marilù Ciabattoni, Class of 2021

I started pursuing my BA in English Literature with a minor in Creative Writing at John Cabot University in Fall 2018. I’m from Ascoli Piceno, Italy and I expect to graduate in Spring of 2021. From my very first semester at JCU, I started sending my poetry to The Matthew, which is JCU’s student-led Newspaper…

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